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Snow at Louveciennes  1870

by Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro made this small oil on panel painting showing trees and houses blanketed by a heavy snow at Louveciennes, the village west of Paris where he lived. Using a limited palette of shades of white, brown, blue, tan, gray, and green to evoke the gray skies and freshly fallen snow of a cold winter day, Pissarro created a scene that has the freshness and spontaneit...
32.3 × 47.5 cm (12 3/4 × 18 11/16 in.)
Oil on panel
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago